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The Great Mouse Plot is a trick Roald Dahl and his friends play on the shopkeeper Mrs Pratchett. One day Dahl and his friends find a stinking dead mouse in the hiding place they use for their...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2019 9:00 am UTC

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There is a sense in which change is going to be the principal theme of any autobiography, as the writer is going to focus on key events that helped shape him or her into the person that they have...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2012 3:57 pm UTC

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The sixth chapter of Boy is called "Mrs. Pratchett's Revenge" and follows on the boys being discovered to have planted the dead mouse in one of Mrs. Pratchett's sweet jars. After being identified...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2020 1:09 pm UTC

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Boy: Tales of Childhood is an autobiography by Roald Dahl. As such, it takes place in multiple different settings as Dahl ages and moves locations. It is mostly set in the 1920s and 1930s, when...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2019 9:07 pm UTC

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In Roald Dahl's Boy: Tales of Childhood, Mrs. Pratchett is the woman who owns the sweetshop in Llandaff. Dahl says of the sweetshop, "Without it, there would have been little to live for."...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2019 12:17 am UTC

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“Little Ellis and the Boil,” like the other tales in Roald Dahl’s autobiographical book Boy, is narrated by Dahl himself. Dahl is the one telling you what’s going on. All of the descriptions and...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2020 3:18 pm UTC

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Boy by Roald Dahl is an autobiography because it is a factual account of his own life. A biography is also a factual account of a person's life but written by someone other than the subject. In...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2019 9:39 am UTC

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Roald Dahl describes his headmaster at Repton School as an unattractive and unimpressive figure, who is given to bouts of savage violence. Dahl says that the Reverend Geoffrey Fisher was...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2021 3:14 pm UTC

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Boy: Tales of Childhood is an autobiography of sorts by Roald Dahl. Since it is autobiographical in nature, the story doesn't have a singular setting. In general, the novel takes place during the...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 9:52 pm UTC

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It is not possible for a book to be both an autobiography and a biography. An autobiography is a work written by someone in which they are telling you the story of their own life. A biography, on...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2019 8:18 pm UTC

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Before locating the verb that Roald Dahl uses for himself and his friends as they go home, it'd probably be wise to clarify what a verb is. A verb is a word that describes action, movement, or an...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2021 4:37 pm UTC

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Dahl writes that the headmaster would peer over the students' shoulders as they were writing their letters to their parents and point out any spelling and punctuation errors. The headmaster would...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2021 2:55 pm UTC

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Dahl writes that the headmaster of his school would patrol the classrooms during letter-writing lessons to "read what [they, the students] were writing and to point out [their] mistakes." Dahl says...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2021 1:21 pm UTC

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I found some questions on the book at the following website: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/boy.htm I hope this helps! James

Latest answer posted November 28, 2009 11:32 pm UTC

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There's a loose floorboard at the back of the class, and young Roald Dahl and his four school chums are determined to pry it open. They promptly do so, using the blade of a pocket-knife. When this...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2021 12:38 pm UTC

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In the opening paragraphs of Boy, Dahl creates a gentle, lighthearted, personal tone. He does this in part through incidental, informal phrases like "believe it or not" and "this grandfather of...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2021 12:37 pm UTC

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One book that contains the word vivid is Boy by Roald Dahl, with is an autobiographical work, even though Dahl himself did not call it that, about Dahl's childhood and early life. As part of this,...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2013 7:01 am UTC

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